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on facebook or twitter as well. us.can always e-mail new york times. obama proposal worries insurers and regulators. obama tries to quite a political uproar by suggesting on thursday that consumers can keep their current health care. he said they had not been consulted in advance about the proposal. might seriously damage the new insurance marketplace. after the insurance announce the changes, insurance regulators participated in a heated conference call where many expressed deep unhappiness about the proposal. some felt the president threw them under the bus on the condition -- after the insurance announce -- some felt the president threw them under the bus. it may lead to market disruptions, said the president of the national association of insurance commissioners. 9:00ouse is coming in at to debate keeping your health care. a formal house issued veto threat of a bill offered by house republicans that would allow insurance companies to continue offering health plans that existed before the beginning of the new year. upton, ansored by fred republican of michigan. it is coming up for
, good morning. i do believe president obama did mislead us. anybody who is paying attention knew he very beginning supported single-parent health time. for long that is his philosophy. disingenuously, tried to show that he was a moderate. really he was not from the beginning. to get his things through he had to lie about these things to disguise his intentions. upthe media had just stood and told the american people what he actually supported, which is top-down, bureaucratic z,nagement of everything, a- he never would have gotten elected. they figured anything was better than a republican. if you look at all the things he supported and the way he got ,hat health care bill through going to different states and browbeating and putting in to help them -- nebraska and pays his like that -- and places like that -- it was not genuine us -- genuine. host: reuters reporting this morning that the health group dropped thousands of doctors from its health group from recent weeks. the story is available online from yahoo! news. it says -- the company also supported more health care premiums on medic
against chris christie. i believe she will lose because she is too connected to obama. president obama has done a lot of damage in this country with medical care, benghazi, the irs, there's no sense in me going on like that. shame -- iis a believe that is going to hurt her. clintoncare for hillary because i like her husband bill clinton. i thought he was a great president. personal life his personal life but i think as far as the economy, he was wonderful. all people ofr all classes and all color. christie is in the middle. she is too far to the left. toshe wants to the ash wants be president she's to come to the middle. if she wants to be president she needs to come to the middle. i think ted cruz is stubborn. the believe he hurt republican party. i believe his intentions were good. go tou have to be able to the middle and look at both parties. i don't think he is willing to do that. i like senator rubio. people came here illegally, they brought their children with them. i know they say they want to do good for these people, i think it has to do with votes more than it has to do with the
into our around the clock. i do think you heard about bush and now clinton fatigue you are about obama fatigue. there is an element of the saturation coverage that any president today attracts is ironically both potential he his great asset. it gives him great incident instant and total access to the public, but it is also a potential danger. the danger of overexposure. i think that is one factor. i think another factor is often you have burnout. you have some of the best people who come in at the beginning of the administration and there is oftent wave of energy, change and excitement. it is for difficult to sustain that for a years. the time you get to his second term, a lot of those people are gone, congress may very well be feeling its oats and may be more initially.han you may have problems within your own party. there are a number of factors that come together, but one of them clearly is, as i said earlier, hubris. when presidents, particular ly those who are strongly reelected maybe even more than as richarded, such nixon and watergate and bill clinton and lewinsky. there is hi
. they are already under fierce attack from republicans over the health care laws. obama now faces democratic concerns that the troubled start of the insurance program will cut into the political benefits that the party received from the government shutdown and might cost government -- democratic candidates in the next elections. was named asgh most responsible. to fix it entrusted was jeffrey zeitz. this followed a meeting between vice president joe biden and democratic freshmen. it appeared that the white house would have to do more to reassure democrats who emerged from the shutdown confident of their political fortunes. onublicans have roared back a wave of anger over the health care law. people are anxious. richard derman said -- richard durbin said he did not think there was confidence. this is more of a show me moment. we were all confident that the system would be up and running. we are not confident until it is real. the anxious include senators and house members facing hotly contested races. inre are also lawmakers states with republican governors who have done nothing to promote th
. there is our website. you can ask that. a picture first lady michelle obama this morning. about a new role she takes on today. in her new project, mrs. obama will work with the education department -- here is karl from berkeley springs, west virginia, republican line. caller: good morning. can take to generalists looking at the same thing, the same story -- two journalists looking at the same thing, the and they can skewed either left or right. it either left or right -- they can skew it either left or right. on msnbc, he is supposed be a middle-of-the-road criminalist. he says every time obama speaks thrill up his leg. people do have more liberals calling and setting conservatives. am concerned, that goes to the character of the caller, if he wants to pull a fraud on this program and claim a republican when he is a bleeding heart liberal. echoes of the person's character. host: that is carl from berkeley springs, virginia. from twitter -- from e-mail -- this is larry on the phone from ohio. hello. i get to watch tv for the last eight years. events and live listen to the comments on msnbc, and
in the country past the host: president obama was confronted by protesters monday demanding he do more to push the issues on immigration. meanwhile, he argued congress was standing in the way of comprehensive immigration reform. republican run house has not taken action on the issue. time is running out. there are few working days for congress left this calendar year. that is our topic today. should immigration reform be a priority? welcome to " washington journal" this november 26. if you would like to join in the conversation, you can call in the line for democrats is (202) 737-0001 republicans the line is (202) 737-0002 and for independence (202) 628-0205. you can also reach out to us on social media. twitter you can find this -- find us at the e-mail you can reach out now to immigration, starting with the headline in this morning's " new york times" -- joining us now to break down the issue is david harrison. thank you for joining us by phone this morning. biggest takeaways from the president speech in san francisco yesterday? despite think e
the health-care law. president obama -- president clinton says prez obama, honor your pledge and let people keep your insurance even if it means changing the law. the housebroken are readying a bill to do just that on the house floor this week. the house oversight government reform committee kicked off today a series of hearings looking at the rollout of the affordable care act. our coverage on 9:30 this morning. meanwhile, house and senate conferees meet this morning to hash out a covert seal on c- span3 -- out a coverage deal on c-span3. democrats, dial (202) 585-3880, republicans (202) 585-3881, and independents, all others (202) 585-3882. also, send us a tweet @cspanwj, or jointly cumbers comers asian on, -- or join the conversation on it isn'tolson says -- president obama's fault that these companies have offered substandard plants designed to be revoked. clinton has been a good social club -- soldier, but he should recognize that he is wrong here. sheryl says they are moving toward total government health care -- that is what the
one of the ones that is going to be there is more see. morsi is obama's best friend. bob from baton rouge, louisiana. thanks recall. -- thanks for the call. can check out his remarks at this morning's front page of "the new york times." the president will be campaigning in northern virginia . chris christie is expected to win in new jersey. democrat barbara bona is challenging the new jersey republican. that story front page of "the new york times." a look at the statistics courtesy of the gallup organization to give your sense of just where the country was back in the 1950s during the start of the eisenhower administration on the question of whether or not you feel there is a opportunity to move ahead in america. back in 1952, eight percent said not much of an opportunity .umber 87% said yes we show you how to change over the years as we listen to joe, who's joining us from bethesda, maryland. good morning. caller: good morning, steve. great show, really appreciated. this is absolutely still the land of opportunity. challenged just like a government to live within the m
a website called your republican uncle -- yourre responses.uggested myths, obama is a government takeover of the health care system. let's be honest, the affordable care act was born out of ideas originally proposed by republicans. it breaks it up into various categories, if you go into the twitter page, it gives facts you can discuss and agree with, such as fact six, you can agree over things giving dinner -- is still broken. agree on -- you can iety ofre var responses to various political issues. maybe like to talk about politics, maybe you do not. give your thoughts. not only a few talk politics during the holiday, but also how that goes as far as the family and friends that you associate with. you can give us your thoughts on the phone this morning. democrats, (202) 585-3880. republicans, (202) 585-3881. and independents, (202) 585- 3882. if you want to give us your thoughts on thanksgiving and if it is a time to talk politics, you can do so on our twitter page, @cspanwj. page, go to our facebook there's a poll you can participate in. about 30 p
exchanges is prompting congress to extend various deadlines. new polls are showing president obama's job approval is continuing to slide. we are posing questions to democrats, are you concerned that the affordable care act and the issues will hurt the party in the 2014 and 2016 election? that is the question we pose to democrats. we want to hear from you. the phone lines are open. democrats in the eastern and central united states can call in at 202-585-3880. if you are in the mountain or pacific part of the united states, 202-585-3881. you can also catch us on your favorite social media pages, twitter, facebook, or e-mail us at a good saturday morning to you. we want to begin with this headline from "the wall street journal closed quote -- -- "the wall street journal" -- the lessons learned from that accordingone of them, to "the wall street journal" -- we are posing our question to democrats this morning, asking if you are concerned about this early start to the affordable care act, whether it is going to hurt the party in 2014. as we do that i want to show you a n
in the minds of those of you old enough to remember where you were 50 years ago. president obama is calling this a day of her membranes for john f. kennedy. the flag at the u.s. capitol is half-staff. a tribute to our president who died in dallas a half-century ago. this is the scene at arlington national cemetery. the final resting place for president kennedy and members of his family. we are focusing on both of these stories. we want to begin on the issue of the nuclear option. the senate action -- we want to hear from you. the numbers are on your screen. join us on facebook, send us an e-mail come a or send us a tweet. let's take a look at some of the headlines from the l.a. times. here in washington is the front page. the senate curbs the filibuster. that is the story above the fold. there is this from the dallas morning news. his courage still inspires us. the kids of 1963. this is available online at their website. story might imagine, the in the u.s. senate -- it eliminates filibusters on most nominees. here are the details. dramatic step the of eliminating filibusters for most nomin
. everyone knew that they would be poor, and yesterday, president obama did not have anything direct to say about them, but the administration was upbeat. they said the people are online and shopping in the marketplace. they predicted that enrollment would ramp up over time, which is what we have seen in other programs like medicare part d come and the massachusetts help reform that was obamacare's predecessor. most people tend to sign up for coverage closer deadlines, so that is what the administration hopes will vindicate them after the first month, which did not go well. host: but if the deadline is not until march, why were expectations so high to begin with? people do not have to sign up until later. guest: that is right here at march is a key deadline because it is obviously the end of a six-month enrollment period. the other date is december 15, which is when people choose plans if they want them to kick in in january. there are a lot of people losing their coverage right now and they're going to want to remain insured, and for them, the middle of december is the crucial deadline. th
to be a democrat, by the way. obama's press secretary is asked what is this poor man supposed to do, he didn't have an answer. my question is, why would anyone give their personal information, social security number, to a so- called navigator when sibelius convictedhey could be felons. this whole thing is a nightmare and obama should be impeached. 39 democrats voting for it yesterday. listing on the roll call website including ron barber of arizona, john barrow of arizona, a neighbor of california, there were others. there is a listing of some of the democrats who aligned with the republicans yesterday in support of the upton bill, which the president said will be vetoed should get to the white house. anna, riverside, california. you are on the democrats line. hi, good morning nsa and everybody. can believeocrats what the republicans are dishing when darrell issa says the president did the most monumental error in history, if they can side with someone like that or get fooled by something like that, then you need to go back to history 101 and just look up all the dirty work that is been going on. i
is more with president obama. side, the united states and our friends and allies have agreed to provide iran with modest relief while continuing to apply our toughest sanctions. we will refrain from imposing new sanctions and we will allow the iranian government access to a portion of the revenue that they have been denied through sanctions. but, the broader architecture of sanctions will remain in place and we will continue to enforce them vigorously. if iran does not fully meet its commitments during this six- month phase, we will turn off the relief and ratchet up the pressure. over the next six months, we will work to negotiate a conference of solution. we approach these negotiations with a basic understanding -- iran, like any nation should be able to access peaceful nuclear energy. but because of its record of violating its obligations, iran must accept strict limitations on its nuclear program that make it impossible to develop a nuclear weapon. negotiations, nothing will be agreed to unless everything is agreed to. the burden is on the wrong to prove to the world that its nuclea
" reporting this morning. and the executive branch positions. president obama heading to the west coast sunday for several fund-raising efforts to benefit congressional party committees. announcing two different delays of the affordable care act. the enrollment. for 2015 will now start november 2014 instead of the previous planned october date. delaysouncement of these and what you think about the changes to the affordable care act. here are the numbers. "wall street journal" chose this headline to talk about delays. again, for those delays, we want to get your thoughts on this morning. phone lines are on the screen. to give you a listing of the major timeline for the affordable care act, the october 1 date was when sign-ups began. on november 30 the obama administration set a deadline for fixing come january 1, 2014, coverage begins. some of the other options in play right now are march 31, enrollment deadline for 2014 coverage. again, with that in mind, these delays, and affordable care act overall, here's jerry from columbus, ohio on our independent line. caller: still abov
's news. ♪ >> good morning, it is the "washington journal" for november 19. president obama will meet with the select senate legionnair les today. several stories in the paper talk about the status of those discussions. president obama will also sit down for an hour long interview with wall street journals gerald side. that at it is the 150th anniversary of the gettysburg address. government of the people by the people and for the people that shall not perish from the earth. on this anniversary we want to get your thoughts not only on the speeches that were told that end, but what it means for our country today. here's how you can do so -- >> if you want to give us your thoughts on the gettysburg address via twitter you can do so. as always, you can e-mail us at >> i hear some of the speech that was delivered back on november 19, 1863. it is by president lincoln. it is rather frustrated dedicated to the great task remaining before us that we take increased devotion to the cause that they gave their last full measure of devotion. perhaps you have thoughts about th
on a continuing resolution, which is totally unacceptable. it is unhealthy. this man, along with mr. obama, continues to be a dictator. i am totally against any power given. my senators are sent to office theeflect the opinion of people that send them there. they are not corporations. my senators are to represent their district. they are not to be forced to have a boat on nominations or be stifled from having a vote to represent the people on nomination. for your call. yesterday president obama spoke at a medal of honor recipient dinner ends -- and pay tribute to president kennedy. legacy of the man who could have retreated to a life of luxury and ease, but chose to live a life in the arena. sailing sometimes against the wind, sometimes with it. that is why 50 years later john f. kennedy stands for prosperity, as he did in life. daring, and he stays with us in our imagination, not because he left us too soon but because he embodied the character of the will he lead. , fearless resolute and fun-loving. defiant in the face of impossible on, and most of all, determined to make a world of new.
" is next. >> good morning. it is monday, november 25, 2013. president obama begins the week on the west coast at an event on california -- in the california. -- in california. the nuclear deal that the president announced was the subject of intense debate. we will wrap that up for you this morning. first, we will take up the topic of public service. 50 years ago today, america buried resident john f. kennedy who is credited with inspiring a generation of americans in ways to serve their country. would you believe public service means in today's america. do believe young people are taking up the call to public service? give us a call. if you are outside the u.s., (202) 585-3883. you can also catch up with us on your favorite social media pages. host: a very good monday morning to you. 50 years ago today, john f. kennedy was buried at arlington national cemetery. his public service was best expressed in his 1961 inaugural address. [video clip] >> asked not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. [laughter] [applause] world,ow citizens of the ask not what am
differently to conserve energy. ofother news, front page "houston chronicle," president obama in texas yesterday defending the affordable care act. admits the flaws but jabs the governor for not giving the state expanded medicaid to help the poor. on the front page of "the wall street journal," worried senators press president obama, leading at the white house. democrats fear it is taking a political toll from the health- care law. within the wall street journal, abouts the story testimony on capitol hill yesterday from hhs secretary kathleen sebelius. she was up there again for the testifying about the affordable care act, twice in the last two weeks. the headline "exchange site needs hundreds of fixes." yesterday, house government reform committee released documents that showed only 6 people signed up for coverage on -- first day. that open. the next is a story about labor unions and the health-care law. administration planning to exempt some labor unions and businesses from paying part of a contentious healthance fee under the overhaul law. unions and b
for the first time in history. she write to -- thanks obama. of refers to the closure some of the memorials on the national mall. one place that gained a lot of attention was the closure of the world war ii memorial and the subject ofi veterans many different articles. from "the wall street journal," -- the doolittle raiders, those who made the famed world war ii bomber attack in the pacific on tokyo. the article notes that of the original 80 men who four remain. only before that can travel went to the national museum of the air force for a final toast to their comrades, a tradition they kept up for over 50 years. doolittle, then a general, and the raiders first reunited to commemorate their mission and it became an annual event. "we are getting so old that we said a around anymore," retired staff sergeant who was an engineer gunner. "i think it is time to put it to rest." that article in today's "wall street journal." wisconsin, on our line for democrats. sergio, good morning. i'm a veteran. what this day means to me. during the iraq and afghanistan wars -- i am a desert storm veteran, by
of this issue. first, let's point out a column that was posted last night on " huffington post" by barack obama. the president says they should be judged only by getting their work done. that's the president huffington post piece that was posted last night. -- there are plenty of editorials on the other side of this issue. this is rum "the washington times" we are taking your calls and comments this morning. donald is up next from michigan on our line for independents. good morning. caller: good morning. man i am a 74-year-old old that has probably seen a love of life. the -- a love of life. -- a lot of life. i have a cousin who is gay. not wantve rights do to witness certain things right in front of me all the time. military as i used to be and i'm taking a shower, i do not wish to be in the shower with a gay person. that is my right. that should be a part of a nondiscrimination against me. i don't force my beliefs on other people. they should not force theirs on me. thank you. host: also on our independent line is robert from pennsylvania, good morning. hello, i just want to say that in reali
very about the basic social safety net that had been structured. host: president obama yesterday talking about gridlock -- gridlock in washington. what do you think? 585 881.ns 202, independence and all others, the opinion section of the usa today newspaper, five ways to reduce hyper partisanship. washington has become a place can end ag a squish career -- then they say -- host: larry in hernando, mississippi. democratic caller. caller: i would like to make three points. i just watched the president and agreed with everything he said. my second point is a lot of of people are not free -- remembering what the republican set. even if it is their own ideas. tom price of georgia and mike lee of georgia on tape saying in to shut down.t that is a fact. not bring them up and do not show them on the tape saying it. i am so angry with democrats, i do not know what to do. aboutwhat do you think the idea that gridlock in washington does not reflect the division and our country outside of washington? i agree with it. before they got in office, the republican said they will not vote with them
, president obama told members of the industry there that they play a part in transferring culture and values and giving us a sense of what america is like for the world. we want to know if you agree or disagree with that statement. here is how you can call in this morning -- about 25 of you posting on our facebook page. some of you, especially on the twitter pages, you may remember it was all in california for several days that mr. obama spoke at the dreamworks studio, talking to members of the entertainment industry and talking about the culture and of the entertainment industry. the headline -- again, we are kind of using that question, what he spoke about in the industry, that is the larger question about the entertainment industry. you may agree or disagree but here is how you can reach out to us this morning. feel free to tell us yes or no and feel free to tell us why. at theesident spoke dreamworks studio, here is his expanded comments about the entertainment industry and how it reflects american culture -- [video clip] >> hundreds of millions of people may never set foot in the united
's president obama from last week. he was pitching the u.s. economy to foreign investors and he highlighted the energy sector of the u.s. economy as one of the bright spots. >> we have pursued an all of the above energy strategy and we are producing more traditional energy, more renewable energy than ever before, more natural gas than anyone in the world, and we have cut our carbon pollution in the process. so while the case for doing business with america has always been strong, we've made it stronger. and of course you will find no better workers than american workers. our productivity is rising. we have the world's best universities. its most innovative entrepreneurs. we have the strongest intellectual property protections to go along with a rule of law that matches up with anyone. and, thanks in part to a new initiative focused on exports and the new trade agreement that is i have signed we sell more products to the rest of the world than ever before. so as you have heard repeatedly today and you will hear undoubtedly after i leave this stage, america is open for business. and businesse
the name changed. president barack obama has weighed in, the pro football commissioner has two. s, too. >> at one time, heat speech was all too common from african americans being called the an- word to others. artistry is scarred by the language of bigotry. modern society agrees that this type of language is unsuccessful book -- is unacceptable. members of congress in both parties led by minnesota's betty mccollum have urged washington team to stop using the r word. but the nfl has refused to act. it is a cruel insult that hurts native people. our communities and their children. as proud nfl sponsors, we want the leak to be a unified force, not a source of intolerance. the mission or roger goodell should use his power to do the right thing and change washington's team name. native people don't deserve to be treated as targets of a slur. we deserve to be treated as what we are, americans. >> paid for by the oneida indian nation of new york. >> you can make a comment on our facebook page at span. quite a conversation are going on there, including a chance to vote in the
barack obama and joe biden in the last 48 hours. in the last few weeks, you had bill and hillary clinton. they have been there for terry mcauliffe for a very long time. be hard forill people to say -- the big impact the overwhelming star power on the democratic side. republicans have a strong bench on the 2016 residential race. they do not have a lot of people who can go toe to toe with sitting and former presidents. host: what does poland look like in virginia? caller: it varies. it has been pretty consistent for months. from aves have buried few points. private, other races are probably closer to five percent. the turnout you mentioned is key. republicans show up, even though their candidate is failing at this point -- i think we democrats will show up, even though their candidate seems fine. host: talk about chris christie. if he wins reelection, what does he face? caller: he has a whole bunch of issues related to education. shore, gaythe jersey marriage -- these were raised in his first term. these are not completely resolved. we see him as someone who certainly could run for preside
eastern time.15 live coverage of this tradition. go back afterl being pardoned by president barack obama. mitchell joining us from new jersey. welcome to the program. good morning. i think a lot of the collars are being myopic in terms of what -- listening to the conversation spending.portation you cannot really see the damage going on with the bridges and highways. i live right outside the new york city area. there are chunks of the bridge falling into the hudson river array day. report andngineering engineers are scared to death to right on this thing. by doing the infrastructure repairs now, the people debt,ned about that -- wind up saving money. these bridges and tunnels and infrastructure repairs will need to be done, regardless of what the financial status is. we will wind up darling the money at a higher interest rates, and that will kill us. with one otheru example. a book written about robert who created a lot of the infrastructure in the new york city area, he built a highway to jfk airport. road in thet this 1930s, people begged him, please leave an area for rail transport tha
the ability to filibuster president obama's republicans threaten to retaliate by slowing things down on capitol hill. democrats will have trouble in a lot of areas because there is going to be a lot of anger, said senator john mccain. a united nations disability treaty was now in danger of being rejected for the second time. it is hard to see how republicans can slow things down more than they have for the last several years. they can prevent committees from meeting and add days of wasted time to every nomination and bill. just after the filibuster vote, senate republicans refused a routine request for unanimous consent to approve several of the president's uncontested nominees. they have refused to take up important legislation to reform andimmigration system punish workplace discrimination against gay and lesbian employees. the house has shown no interest in renewing it. the houses back next week, but the senate will remain on vacation, leaving only a few workdays before the deadline of december 13 to reach an agreement. without one, the government will have to be paid for with ano
not know whether president obama knew exactly about the intelligence collection posture that has been put out there in the newspapers this week. here is what i do know as a former national security council staffer, and that is very a mike lee that the top white house -- the top whitethat house security staff would not have known about a particular aspect of the bride he has been described in the "wall street journal" this week. the reason for that is you want to be able to determine what these sources of the information that you are being presented because you want to make an assessment about its reliability. you want to be able to know if you are partnering -- if you are preparing to present for a phone call with a foreign leader or a summit meeting with a foreign leader -- the president is going to ask you questions, and you are going to want to be able to answer them forthrightly and with complete confidence that what you are giving the president is absolutely reliable. it is plausible to me that in the course of some of these meetings with the president that --ame up about how we came
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